Political humorist and satirist Andy Borowitz joined Walter Isaacson on Friday’s Amanpour and Company on PBS to discuss his new book Profiles in Ignorance which purports to report on the country’s growing anti-intellectualism. However, Borowitz’s segment prove the book is actually just an anti-Republican screed as he blames the problem on Ronald Reagan and defends Democrats against similar charges.
MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle lost all control of Friday’s edition of The 11th Hour during an undignified segment on Sen. Lindsey Graham’s 15 week abortion bill. Panelist and comedian Judy Gold accused Graham of supporting the bill because “he’s never seen a vagina” or “seen a naked woman.” Instead of returning dignity to the conversation, all the other panelists erupted in laughter allowing Gold to later claim that pro-life men need Viagra.
MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell welcomed Slate senior legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick onto her Friday show to promote her new book is Lady Justice: Women, the Law and the Battle to Save America and to declare that “many women” have questions about the legitimacy of the Supreme Court and mourn “the last truly great day in the Supreme Court.”
To promote CNN’s new doc-series entitled The Murdochs: Empire of Influence, consulting producers Jim Rutenburg and Jonathan Maher joined Thursday’s Don Lemon Tonight to discuss the namesake family and accuse them of having “a major political bias.” Meanwhile, Lemon alleged “the journalistic integrity is not always there.”
Comedy Central’s Trevor Noah welcomed Beto O’Rourke on to Wednesday’s installment of The Daily Show to promote his new book and his floundering gubernatorial campaign. During the interview, Noah would lament to O’Rourke just don’t get it and see that he is right, particularly on immigration.
MSNBC Morning Joe host Mika Brzezinski went on a rant when discussing the state of the GOP on Wednesday. In her world, the GOP is “sick” and “the party of inhumanity,” not only for sending 50 migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, but for also being pro-life and defending the Second Amendment.
NPR’s Michel Martin welcomed history professor Peniel E. Joseph to PBS’s Amanpour and Company to discuss his latest book where he compares the election of Barack Obama to the passage of the Reconstruction Amendments and the Civil Rights Movement and the election of Donald Trump to the backlash to those movements.
A clip of CNN’s Don Lemon from September 13 went viral on Tuesday where the recently demoted host got more than he bargained for when he welcomed royal commentator and global business consultant Hilary Fordwich in the aftermath of Queen Elizabeth II’s death. Fordwich agreed with Lemon that reparations could be useful, but that they should be paid to the descendants of Royal Navy sailors who died fighting the slave trade.
Monday’s edition of The Late Show on CBS resembled more of an Orwellian Two Minutes Hate than a comedy show as host Stephen Colbert led a booing audience in wondering “how big of an a-hole is Ron DeSantis?”
Friday’s CNN Tonight came up with several comparisons for Governors Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis sending 50 migrants to Martha’s Vineyard and none of them were good. Host Laura Coates compared the governors to segregationists while theGrio White House correspondent April Ryan cited the debunked scandal where border patrol agents were said to have whipped migrants with horse reins.